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Farmers' Almanac Home and Garden

Everyday advice including Farmers’ Almanac’s Gardening by the Moon calendar.

Recent Home and Garden Articles

Top 10 Uses for Eggshells

Top 10 Uses for Eggshells

Eggshells can be reused in many ways that don’t readily come to mind.

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Shoo, Fly!

Shoo, Fly!

Summer is fly season and we have a few ways to repel these pests using products you have around the house.

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Want to Own A Lighthouse? August 7th Is National Lighthouse Day!

Want to Own A Lighthouse? August 7th Is National Lighthouse Day!

Ever romanticize about buying an old lighthouse? Sources say there are approximately one thousand lighthouses in the U.S., and the government periodically puts these beacons of history up for sale.

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Helpful Home and Garden Links

If you notice a hole in the upper left-hand corner of your Farmers' Almanac, don't return it to the store! That hole isn't a defect; it's a part of history. Starting with the first edition of the Farmers' Almanac in 1818, readers used to nail holes into the corners to hang it up in their homes, barns, and outhouses (to provide both reading material and toilet paper). In 1910, the Almanac's publishers began pre-drilling holes in the corners to make it even easier for readers to keep all of that invaluable information (and paper) handy.